Year 5 Maths Day

Just before our trip to the Space Centre, year 5, along with the other schools in our academy, went to the Frontier Centre in Irthlingborough for a fantastic day of maths – don’t worry, there was not a pencil and paper in sight! The children watched a brilliant murderous maths show by the famous author […]

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To infinity and beyond!

Just before half term, year 5 and 6 ventured to the National Space Centre in Leicester. We had a fantastic day looking at the great exhibitions. We were even able to present our own weather forecast! The children also became astronomers for the day as we visited the planetarium where we were able to see […]

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Fortnite Chapter 2

Fortnite-Chapter-2 is the new guide that highlights the main features of the game and it provides useful tips for parents and carers – it is a must read! Fortnite is enjoyed by millions of children and young people all over the world but is the impact it is having on our young people getting stronger and stronger? Should parents […]

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Do video games cause violent behaviour? Have you forgotten about NetAware?

Since video games have begun, there have been questions asked about their potential link to violent or disruptive behaviour in people, and in particular, young people. Violent content and graphics seemingly get more and more common as technology progresses. The guide above has been created by gaming expert Mark Foster, which explores the relationship between video […]

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Online Safety

Welcome back! I hope you all had a wonderful summer and the children were able to get out and about when the sun made an appearance. ‘Sadfishing’ is a new social media ‘trend’ is leaving mental health problems amongst our children. Please read the BBC news article for more info. Youtube for kids is a fantastic […]

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Online Safety Update

Spending money on Fortnite The increasing number of children who say they have spent money on Fortnite is astounding – with some children, the purchases are deliberate and some not so. The worry is that children do not understand that V-Bucks equate to real money; please ensure card details are not stored on devices and […]

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Anglo-Saxon life

Year 5 and 6 have been learning about where the Anglo-Saxons came from and which parts of Britain they invaded. They have also been learning about how life would have been very different in comparison to the current era and today, in the willows, constructed their own Saxon houses out of natural materials. They all […]

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